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Title

[Roller skating]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-11-17

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Goes roller skating, falls and bumps his head and instead of seeing stars he sees little valises.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

179

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-11-17

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: I think I'll try that. Hum! Yep! [ SKATING RINK. Come in! Come In! Forget Dull Care! Be a boy again! Good Exercise plenty of fun COME IN!]
/
Man: Yes, sir! [CHECK ROOM]
Mr. Bunion: You Get the skates in Yonder don't you, young man?
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Mr. Bunion: Are you sure they are the right size? Tighten them up good!
Man: Yes, sir! These are the largest size, boss! Yep! Um!
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[No Racing or Fancy Trick Skating on the Floor]
Mr. Bunion: It has been years since I had a skate on. But I presume I haven't forgot! oh!
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Mr. Bunion: Of course, Im bound to be a little nervous at first!
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{Mr. Bunion falling}
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Mr. Bunion: Come on, boy! Take these old things off! I've had all I want! Get'em off of me quick!
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Mr. Bunion: I declare I can see stars, oh! Eh! No! Not stars! but spots before my eyes yet! That was an awful bump!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, NOV 16-JAN 1909 Reel 113

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works VI, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2005), pg.181

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Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Roller skating],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/180.